Throughout much of the history of western philosophy, philosophers have assumed that speech is an outward sign of an inner, mental experience. However, in recent times, this assumption has been replaced by a growing realization that language plays a more active role in shaping our experience of reality. This realization opens up the possibility of a resolution of the apparent conflict between science and religion, through a transformation of the language that we use in relating to reality.
"Language and Religion,"
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 3
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/phil_ex/vol3/iss1/4
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